Author Archives: lorine

Do we still have winters ?

The consequences of the disruption of the seasons on the agriculture The disruption of the seasons has profound repercussions on many aspects of our planet. For farmers, whose activities depend closely on natural cycles, this poses ... Continue reading

Why don’t all seedlings survive?

At Naranjas del Carmen we carry out two counts per year of all the trees that are sponsored, this is where the photo team transmits the first count of dead trees to the technical team. Afterwards, one of the agronomists of the ... Continue reading

Ripening process of fruits

Not all fruits are created equal when it comes to their ripening process. Two distinct categories of fruit stand out: climacteric and non-climacteric.  What is a climacteric fruit? Climacteric fruits are those that continue to ... Continue reading

Agriculture 3.0

The agricultural sector suffers up until today from lagging integration of new technologies. It remains a sector with a predominantly manual (yet it's becoming increasingly knowledge-intensive) and poorly traceable approach.  To ... Continue reading

The Age in the Agricultural Sector: Testimony of Our Young Volunteers

Today, we would like to address a crucial topic that affects the agricultural sector: the aging of the profession. Agriculture, a fundamental pillar of our societies for millennia, is facing significant challenges related to the age ... Continue reading

The use of biodiversity islands in agriculture

Sustainable agriculture has become a major concern in the current context of increasing environmental pressures, demographic growth and climate change. Traditional agricultural methods have often resulted in decreased biodiversity, ... Continue reading

Regenerative Manifesto

This manifesto has been written by the Masia el Carmen team to serve as a guide when defining the agricultural plans for our farms: El Carmen, Campillo de Julia and Verger de Alicia. As farmers, it is of vital importance we become ... Continue reading

The Role of Vegetal Cover in Agriculture

Conventional farming practices often result in soil degradation and environmental challenges. However, innovative approaches, such as implementing vegetal cover, offer promising solutions to enhance soil quality and promote ... Continue reading

Documentary “The Discarded” : the history of our jams, sauces and other derived products

Not all the fruits of the tree can be consumed fresh. On the same tree, we can find very different fruits. They differ in size, shape, color and skin thickness. Although we try to treat them all the same, each fruit lives its own ... Continue reading